St Bride's Church, Fleet Street: spiritual home of the media

Lent, Holy Week & Easter at St Bride's

The season of Lent offers a wonderful opportunity for self-discovery. It is a time when we can strive to live more simply and less self-indulgently; it also invites us to reflect on the things that matter in life - including the ways in which we are attentive to the needs of our world.

Holy Week is not merely another story to be told; rather, a reality to be inhabited. Join us here at St Bride's for our Holy Week services, to share in this remarkable series of events. Further Information

Alongside our regular Sunday services, we've some suggestions about how you might like to mark Lent this year. Read On...

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St Bride's, Fleet Street is a warm and welcoming Christian community, and one of the most famous and most fascinating historic churches in Central London. 

St Bride's is known worldwide as the Journalists' Church, offering a spiritual home to all who work in the media. However, our ministry extends to everyone who lives and works within our parish, and to the thousands of visitors who come to us every year. Our beautiful Wren church provides a place of peace and a spiritual haven in the heart of the city for all who come. With one of the best professional choirs in the country, we are also well known for the outstanding quality of our music and of the worship we offer.

A place of Christian worship for 1500 years, we continue to proclaim the love of God here. Whether journalist, tourist, City resident or worker, you will always be made welcome.
Alison Joyce, Rector of St Bride's

The Week Ahead At St Bride’s

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Wednesday 24th April

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

1:15 PM - Holy Communion in the Crypt

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Space for Silence

Thursday 25th April

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Space for Silence

Friday 26th April

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

1:15 PM - Lunchtime Recital: NO RECITAL

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Space for Silence

Saturday 27th April

There are no services or events today

Sunday 28th April

11:00 AM - Choral Eucharist: Easter II

5:30 PM - Choral Evensong with Sermon in Music

Monday 29th April

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

11:30 AM - Patronal Service: Worshipful Company of Marketors

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - There is no 'Space for Silence' today

Tuesday 30th April

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM - Lunchtime Recital: Ben Watkins – baritone, JongSun Woo – piano

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM - Guided Tour

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - There is no 'Space for Silence' today

April 24

'You may find peace in me' (John 16:33)

Loneliness is a universal experience, even in our crowded society. Partly this is because we are born alone, and alone we die. Nobody can fully know us because each of us is unique. Jesus too faced this reality, and the fact that even his closest friends would desert him in his hour of need. He was sustained by his deep knowledge of his Father's love and presence. He offers that assurance and peace to us too.

Lord, we pray for those feeling lost and alone, especially those who have lost someone dear to them. May they and we find strength and comfort within your compassionate love. Amen.

A Space For Silence

St Bride's church provides a space for silence every weekday evening between 5 and 6pm; a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of Fleet Street and the City of London.

You are welcome to join us and come and go as you please.

Commune with your own heart ... and be still (Psalm 4:4)

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Multimedia

Video: Watch An Introduction to St Bride's

St Bride's regularly webcast choral services for you to Listen Online. Most recent webcasts:-

In Memoria

As the church of the media & the press, St Bride's has hosted a great many services commemorating the lives of those who have striven to inform and entertain us.

Recent services

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